• ‘Tart-tongued’ Dicko unleashed on America

    Prior to his American debut, Dicko’s first appearance on The Next Great American Band has him called ‘tart-tongued’ by one journo. “‘Band‘ follows a recipe similar to its benefactor: a pair of well-known judges and an unfamiliar-to-America wild card who plays the role of the, well, in this case, his name is revealing: Dicko,” says […]

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  • Rove back in the USA

    It’s probably just as well Rove has been in the States this week, what with some dubious songs that have been the subject of much discussion this week… Confidential claims the host is back in the USA with manager Kevin Whyte, possibly to discuss further ideas of working there once his contract with TEN ends […]

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  • Jana emerging from silence

    Jana Wendt is emerging from her notoriously private life, giving a series of select media interviews. In September Wendt fronted a Queensland Breast Cancer Campaign after research indicated she was recognised by women as being trustworthy. Tomorrow she has an interview in the Sydney Morning Herald. Will she break her silence on her views on […]

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  • Airdate: The Biggest Loser (US)

    TEN is set to screen the latest American version of The Biggest Loser. The fourth series is hosted by Days of Our Lives’ Alison Sweeney, as a new batch of contestants compete for $250,000 cash. A two hour premiere will screen at 8:30pm on Friday November 9. Bob Harper and Kim Lyons will train the […]

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  • Rod Stewart chats to Denton

    Lifelong rocker Rod Stewart is the last coup interview for Andrew Denton. He will appear on Enough Rope on Monday November 5. Stewart chats about his early musical influences including Otis Redding, Sam Cooke and even Al Jolson. The interview was recently recorded in London, when Denton chatted with Helen Mirren, which airs next week. […]

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  • Gotcha Catriona

    Candid camera shows are often plagued by stunts that backfire. Only a few weeks ago Marcia Hines was fuming over a stunt tried by Nine’s Surprise Surprise Gotcha, and now Getaway’s Catriona Rowntree is red-faced after participating in another awry stunt. Rowntree was trying to fool her one of her co-presenters, Ben Dark, over a […]

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  • Latest Debate info

    The ABC will screen the Election Leaders’ Debate at 7:30pm on Sunday. Running for 90 minutes it will result in Rain Shadow and The Abbey not screening this week on the ABC. They will return the following week. Instead the telemovie Tom Brown’s School Days will re-run at 9pm. Press Release: The Election Leaders’ Debate […]

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  • Kelly a model employee at Nine

    A 24 year old model named Kelly Dahlberg is at the centre of a Nine newsroom backflip which saw her sacked as an assistant only to be reinstated. Dahlberg’s father is a good mate of David Gyngell, says the Daily Telegraph. It’s reporting she was removed from the role in the Sydney newsroom for being […]

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  • It’s Bert vs Patti

    It’s game on for the Newton family. Assuming she doesn’t get booted from Dancing with the Stars anytime soon, Patti Newton will soon find herself competing with hubby Bert. Nine is returning new episodes of 20 to 1 in its favoured 7:30pm Tuesday timeslot from October 30. The scheduling puts the Nine show head to […]

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  • Gone: Las Vegas

    The last spin of the Montecito’s roulette wheel will turn on Wednesday Oct 31 at 8:30pm. Seven is halting Las Vegas at Season 4 at episode 14, “The Burning Bedouin” in Sydney and 13 “Pharoah Nuff” in Melbourne. Figures for the series have been regularly disappointing in the tough Wednesday slot. Last night the series […]

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  • New entertainment boss for ABC

    The ABC has appointed producer Amanda Duthie as its new Head of ABC TV’s Arts, Entertainment & Comedy. Duthie has been Executive Producer of At the Movies, The New Inventors, First Tuesday Book Club, Painting Australia, jtv, and Spy Shop, and documentaries including Girl in a Mirror, 900 Neighbours, and Tasmanian Devil: The Fast and […]

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  • Summer Programming

    Networks are already starting to map out their programme highlights for summer and ABC is first off the rank with some enticing goodies! The broadcaster will screen a number of specials and comedies that feature some well-known ABC favourites including Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumely, Matt Lucas, the Choir of Hard Knocks, John Clarke […]

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